Lawyers act as advocates and advisors in our society, lawyers present evidence in courtrooms that support the party they represent. If you have strong communication skills and an interest in law, this could be a challenging career for you.

Lawyers can focus on general law, however, most specialize in a specific field. Some of these specialized fields include bankruptcy, international, and environmental law. People, public and private corporations, and businesses will always need lawyers, and jobs within the industry are projected to increase 11% by 2016.

To become a lawyer, you need specific education through a degree program, and will also have to pass a state bar examination. Other important qualifications include strong communication skills and attention to detail.